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Il Brillo Parlante

Via della Fontanella 12, 00187 Rome, Italy (Campo Marzio)
06-324-3334
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Ranked #882 of 8,302 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $67
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, International, Brew Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
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Torino
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Very nice food in a great location. Price is good too. I did like the service that much, but in general the dinner was very good and we enjoyed it a lot!! Highly recommended.

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. We are glad you appreciated our restaurant and our very central location surrounded by the Spanish steps and the most beautiful shopping area of the city. Thank you so much for your kind words. Hoping to see you soon again. Best Reagards Guest Relation Leila More

Pa
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Brought my family-2 kids, wife and I. VERY friendly host/server. AMAZING food. Ordered appetizers, 3 pastas, 2 pizzas-and each dish was a culinary delight! Appetizers were large, plentiful and tasty. Each came out quickly-and was displayed well. Pastas were wonderful. Waiter recommended no black pepper on the carbonara due to a very small child wanting it. Glad we went that... More

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review. Reading that you enjoyed everything from the food to our very central location it makes us really happy. Hoping to see you soon again. Best Regards Guest Relation Leila More

Atlanta, Georgia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The pasta was also delicious, but this pizza was simply the best...and we went back here three times while staying in Rome! :)

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are really happy that you came back three times for our pizza. Thank you so much for the review and the compliments! Hoping to see you soon again. Best Regards Leila More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had lunch at Il Brillo today and we were delighted by the very friendly service (special thanks to Amanda who served us prosecco while organizing two tables for our group during the peak hour of a Saturday. Truly nice pizzas and sallads!

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for the review and we will tell Amanda about your compliments, she will be very happy. We always try to give our best to customers and is a pleasure to know they had a good time. Hoping to see you soon again. Best Regards Guest Relation Leila More

Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went to this restaurant by chance, looking for a place to have dinner. We ate standard pizzas - capriciosa and napoli and they both were fantastic. The ammount was enough to feel satisfied and even gorged. The only thing that I didn't like was that, as we were outside, there were cars and motorcycles passing through the small street... More

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review. We are glad you appreciated our pizza and we hope to see you soon again, so you can taste some other of our delicious dishes. We are sorry if you did not really liked the little street but as you have probably noticed all of the central streets of Rome are... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This Rest has been recommended by an Italian friend and when we served we understood why you should ask a local before you go :) everything was so delicious and the price is not so bad. pasta with pesto and a salad with cheese were my favourite.

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for the kind review. We are really glad to hear that you had a good time at our restaurant and that you appreciated our menu. We will be very happy to see youu soon again. Best Regards Guest Relation Leila More

Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Best dishes of pasta and very fresh Bruschetta! We would eat here again! Nice and quite outdoor eating area.

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for the kind review. We are glad you enjoyed our pizza and you had a good meal. Hoping to see you soon again. Best Regards Guest Relation Leila More

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation but badly let down. We pre-booked a table but when we arrived there was no knowledge of the reservation. After half an hour waiting to try to order drinks, let alone dinner, and despite many calls to the staff we ended up walking out. Very very poor.

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for the review even if is not a positive one. Customers opinion are very important to us is a way to improve our services. We are sorry to read you were not happy with us. As you can see most of our reviews are actually very positive and specifically nobody ever had a reservation problem with... More

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Went out of our way to try this place based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Service was attentive and food came almost too fast, but not a worry as there was no rush. Went with the waiter's suggestion to order one standard pizza for two people and this was perfect. Room for dessert and still not too stuffed.... More

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Guest, happy that you trusted the positive reviews and not the negative and false ones. We are really glad you enjoyed our restaurant and the meal. Thank you so much for your kind words. Hoping to see you soon again so you can have more of our delicious dishes. Best Regards Guest Relations Leila More

Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Was introduced by hotel concierge that this place has good pizza, pasta, meat, and very good selection of cheese, so we tried. The waiter was so impatient in explaining the pasta varieties in english as we didn't speak italiano. Even when explaining which wine is full bodied the waiter was very impatient. Short, curt and be gone if its possible.... More

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this review

Dear Duest, thank you for your review we always appreciate customers opinion to improve our service. We are really sorry for your experience and is very strage something like that happened. Customers are always very happy with us, with our food and staff. You can even read that most of our review are very positive. But we really thank you... More

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